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Social Science Education Center

Social Science Seminars

The Social Science Education Center at Weber State University offers general education credit at a low cost to you as an educator. This is a two-credit-hour history/social science seminar that will meet on Monday through Friday (June 5-June 16) from 9:00 a.m. to Noon at Weber State’s Davis campus.

We will offer these seminars every semester with a different topic each semester (summer seminars will be a two-week-long condensed session and meet from 9:00 a.m.-Noon). You can repeat these workshops as many times as you’d like. 

The Seminars will:



Our Next Seminar: 

"When Cultures Collide" 



Here are the daily topics:  


June 5-   "The Crusades," Dr. Stephen Francis, Professor of History

June 6-   "Shintoism Meets Buddhism in Japan," Dr. Rob Reynolds, Associate Professor of Sociology 

June 7-   "War Culture and Youths in America," Dr. Branden Little, Professor of History

June 8-   "East Remeets West in Germany," Dr. Rob Reynolds, Associate Professor of Sociology 

June 9-   "Multi-Cultural Russia," Dr. Matthew Romaniello, Associate Professor of History

June 12- "Indigenous People and Utah," Dr. Kathryn MacKay, Emeritus Professor of History  

June 13- "Race and Hollywood," Dr. Stephen Francis, Professor of History

June 14- "Tribal Conflict and Genocide in Rwanda," Dr. Stephanie Wolfe, Professor of Political Science 

June 15- "Antebellum North and South Cultures," Dr. Nathan Rives, Instructor of History

June 16- "Labor and Class Conflicts in America," Dr. Leah LaGrone, Assistant Professor of History



This seminar will be held Monday through Friday, June 5-16, from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.

Weber State Davis Campus, Building D2, Room 103

The Social Science Education Center is covering the cost of this seminar.

So you will be able to get college credit at No Cost to You.

For further information contact Dr. Stephen Francis



How to Register 


Scroll down to HIST 2920 "When Cultures Collide" and click on "Add to Cart" and after that click on "Grant" to have the cost paid for

Then when you are at th payment screen click on Grant in the drop-down menu


Enroll Now

****Looking Ahead:  

                                            Fall 2023- TBD


If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Stephen Francis